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13 October 2016
Cuban Journalist Elaine Diaz and Colleagues Arrested For Reporting on Hurricane Matthew “Without a Permit”
Diaz confirmed late in the evening on October 12 that she and colleagues were released from police custody and returning to Havana.
15 September 2016
Journalist repression is on the rise in Cuba, Saudi bans LINE, and Russian authorities jail gamer for offending religious people, Pokemon-style.
12 May 2016
22 March 2016
Amid fanfare and debate over human rights, trade, and baseball, Cubans on the island (at least those with Internet access) are voicing firm critiques of both leaders.
11 February 2016
"I honestly hoped it was a technical glitch...I don't know how this 'defames the Revolution,' as the judgment issued to us says."
31 January 2016
These days, it’s a lot easier to travel between the US and Cuba, but some Cubans have no interest in going back to their homeland.
7 January 2016
Blogger Heydi Ortega argues that today's Nicaraguan youths are in a unique position, beset with a new generation's troubles, and poised for revolutionary actions, if they're willing.
23 November 2015
Some 1,500 Cubans are stranded at the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua after Nicaragua denies them entry, and violently turns them away alleging "violation of sovereignty."
8 September 2015
The curators have jokingly titled the collection the “SHT show” because, they write, when the get together it’s fun. "No politics, no prejudices—just an appreciation of our common interests."
7 September 2015
17 August 2015
17 July 2015
In the words of a journalist who has resided in Havana since the early 1990s, "They say that when the donation is too large, even the poor become suspicious."
18 June 2015
The First Mesoamerican Community Film and Radio Festival began on June 10 in Oaxaca and will continue on to various countries in the region from later in June.
14 June 2015
Cuba's constitution outlaws independent media. But University of Havana professor and GV author Elaine Diaz is taking a risk to try to roll back those restrictions.
30 May 2015
The list is reserved for nations that, according to the US government, repeatedly provide support for international acts of premeditated, politically motivated violence against non-combatants.
27 May 2015
20 May 2015
During the Special Period in Cuba, rock and heavy metal fans infected themselves with AIDS in order to have better living conditions, Radio Ambulante reports.
12 May 2015
Marco Rubio is one of the most-watched Republican candidates because of what he represents to a new generation of Latinos, but he has a number of hurdles to overcome.
15 April 2015
The Summit of the Americas shined a spotlight on the political divisions that characterize Cuban civil society inside the country and abroad.